CustoMego: Mego Meet Customs

This week we’re not going to talk about making a custom but rather look at some fond memories and celebrate some creators. Fans make the coolest stuff and let me introduce you to some of my favourites like the Supermobile, Jet Jaguar and Electra Woman and Dyna Girl, you’re gonna love it!
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Vintage Mego: Close Out Superheroes


This week we talk about the strange oddities like red-carded heroes, Franken Aquaman and these newly discovered World’s Greatest Superheroes in baggies, trust me, it’s a fun mystery!

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TONIGHT! BIF BANG POW DOCTOR WHO RETROSPECTIVE!

This Friday night at 8:30 pm EST on our Youtube Channel, an exclusive interview with Jason Lenzi from Bif Bang Pow for a retrospective on their 8″ Doctor Who toy line. Never before seen prototypes, behind the scenes stories, it’s going to be fun!
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Vintage Mego: Bionic Man from Peru

 

This week we talk about the contributions of BASA, a company in Peru that not only made their own versions of the Mego World’s Greatest Superheroes but also made this 8 inch Steve Austin figure, a completely unique item to their country.

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Mint Off Card: They Live by NECA

Time to crack open this new retro figure set by NECA based on the classic John Carpenter film “They Live”.

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Gulliver Super Heroes: Vintage Mego

This is a change of pace for Vintage Mego, these figures weren’t made by Mego heck the company had been out of business! We’re not even sure they’re licensed.

Presenting the Gulliver Super Heroes, a line that crossed the Kenner Super Powers with the Mego Pocket Superheroes.

This video is intended for adult (18+) collectors only.

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Figures Toy Company, Castaway and White Elephant Toys team up!

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Retro figure fans are going to love Figures Toy Company’s future plans revealed here in this week’s #MMFTCNEWS.  Collectors know that FTC is always looking to expand and improve upon their already impressive range of products, and they’ve now these separate companies; Figures Toy Company, Castaway and White Elephant Toys are working in conjunction with one another!  What does this mean for figures like those from FTC’s DC Comics and Hanna Barbera licensed lines?  Read on to find out!

The combination of these three companies has allowed FTC to acquire the molds for new body types for use in retro figure production.  A solid construction Type S body will be sold on www.classsictvtoys.com and eventually used on new figures going forward and may also be used in re-releases of some of your favorite figures from the past!  FTC has also gained access to the super articulated Humanoid female figure body, which will mark another change in the design of FTC characters in the future years.  Each of these body molds have been beloved and used by customizers and collectors for years, but the agreement between Figures Toy Company/Castaway/White Elephant will allow them to be used in mass production moving forward!  The agreement will also see collaborative efforts among the companies, which will deliver all new collectibles to the marketplace!

If you think improved figure molds is enough big news for a while, then think again!  On top of all their recent reveals, Figures Toy Company is also expecting a December delivery with items available in time for the holidays!  Be sure to bookmark Figures Toy Company for easy access to check out what collectibles are already in stock, and what’s being added soon.  Current offerings include characters from the Super Friends cartoon series, the fan-favorite Batman Classic TV Series figures, The Three Stooges, and even select Christmas themed figures from the Stooges and KISS lines!  Be on the lookout for new figures and new body types coming to FTC, and watch for a new #MMFTCNEWS update next (and every) Friday!

 

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Cancelled Mego Superheroes: Vintage Mego

 

While the Mego World’s Greatest Superheroes is one of the successful toylines of all time, it like any other toyline, did have a fair share of items that didn’t make it into production. Vintage Mego takes a look at a few Superhero items that just didn’t make the cut.

Which one of these do you wish got made? Let us know in the comments!

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Mego Aragon from Lord of the Rings: Mint Off Card Review

This week we look at Aragorn from the highly anticipated Lord of the Rings series.

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CustoMego Creations 4: Brain Machine Wonder Woman

This Week’s episode we make a weird custom from the Super Friends short “The Brain Machine” when Wonder Woman became a superior evolved being! Yikes!

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Brian’s Recipe: (Skill Level: Intermediate)

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Apoxie Sculpt
Citadel Minature Paint (flesh)
Gundam marker
patience

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Danzon De Pasion (Sting) by Jimmy Fontanez & Media Right Productions is part of the YouTube Audio Library
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Mego Power Action Superman: Vintage Mego History

 

This week we take a look at a personal “Holy grail” of mine that i recently managed to acquire. The Power Action Superman was produced in the United Kingdom for a toy company called “Denys Fisher” but the story behind its creation is an interesting one.

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Vintage Mego: Marvel Shuttles

This week we talk about the strange Mego Pocket Superheroes vehicles that began appearing in Toys R Us Stores in the early 1980s.

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Pocket Heroes

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Mint Off Card: Birdman from Figures Toy Company

 

Time to de-card another modern figure, our subject this week is Birdman from Figures Toy Company, based on the popular Hanna Barbera cartoon.

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Star Warriors or Mego Black Hole? You Decide

Time to open another box of knock-off figures and these dudes are my new favorites. This line hedges all bets by crossing Star Wars with the Black Hole and Star Trek into a delicious stew of unlicensed hilarity!


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